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Here are some of the most-read stories, blogs, and announcements on Oconee Patch this past week.
Police and Fire
The Nov. 28 accident at the Oconee County, Ga. shop was caught on video surveillance from multiple angles. WARNING: Images may be disturbing to some viewers.
No charges are expected, and no one else was seriously injured in the collision Monday on Timothy Road, the Athens Banner-Herald reports.
Oconee County Sheriff's deputies arrested the 17-year-old and her mother in connection with an alleged incident at Wal-mart last week. An arrest does not mean a conviction.
"We're slugging ahead, making headway," owner says.
The restoration business has spent the last month clearing debris and repairing devastated homes along the East coast, the Athens Banner-Herald reports.
A local Chinese restaurant gets a 99 on a follow-up after having received a 67 just a few weeks ago.
Over 97 percent of Oconee County Schools students passed the recent exam, and the gap between those who meet the standards and those who exceed them is narrowing.
Randy Morrison's resignation was accepted by the Board of Education this week.
Toys for Tots, visits with Santa, crafts, a puppet show and more at the Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation.
The Monroe Area and George Walton Academy seasons come to an end after playoff losses on the road.
Chuck Oliver of radio station 680 the Fan asked about it right after the Alabama game, then apologized for his timing. Was he right to ask, or right to recant?
Some say it shows the need for more gun control, others say it highlights the dirty little secret of head injuries in the NFL, and yet others say it puts a spotlight on domestic violence. What do you think the biggest lesson is?
Walton EMC Customer-Owners Getting Easy Refund by Greg Brrooks
County Seeking Federal Funds for Veterans Park Trail by Lee Becker
Oconee Rotary Builds Wheelchair Ramp for Local Girl by Eadaoin Waller